facile
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facile(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (simple)
a. superficial
The student's comments showed he only had a facile understanding of the material.Los comentarios del estudiante mostraron que solo tenía un conocimiento superficial de la materia.
b. simplista
The author's analysis of the events was facile and biased.El análisis de los sucesos que hizo el autor era simplista y tendencioso.
c. fácil
The candidate presented a facile argument for her proposal without any substantial support.La candidata presentó un argumento fácil para su propuesta sin ningún apoyo sustancial.
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facile
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (argument, remark)
a. obvio(a), fácil
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facile [ˈfæsaɪl]
adjective
[+remark, expression] superficial; [+writer] vulgar; [+victory] fácil;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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